Lewis James Professional

State Tax Manager

Lewis James Professional is a woman-owned staff augmentation, project consulting and direct hire search and placement firm. We are currently seeking a State Tax Manager for a direct hire opportunity with a financial services client.


  • Manages the state tax effective rate computation and coordinates with the tax accounting team for monthly, quarterly, and annual tax provision support.
  • Manages state and local income taxes, franchise taxes, equity taxes, shares taxes, indirect taxes, and property taxes through the use of internal and external resources.
  • Manages state tax return compliance and insures timely and accurate tax payments, application/requests of refunds, and return filings.
  • Responds to state tax correspondence and resolves issues.
  • Assists in developing tax efficient business plans and in obtaining state and local tax credits.



  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Accounting or Finance; Master’s degree preferred.
  • 5+ years state tax experience in Big 4 public accounting firm, corporate tax department of publicly traded corporation or combination thereof.
  • Tax software experience including strong excel skills and analytics tools (e.g. Alteryx, Power Query)
  • CPA, JD/LLM or MBA a plus.
  • Experience with tax tools, applications, and relevant financial systems (including OneSource Income Tax and OneSource Tax Provision).
  • Strong analytic and reasoning ability with the ability to support positions and recommendations in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively with others on our team (intradepartmental as well as interdepartmental).
  • Effective managerial and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects on a timely basis.
  • Ability to maintain positive, professional attitude in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment.


For immediate consideration, please click “Apply” and use Job Code BHJOB11837_3073. You may also send a copy of your resume to: resumes@lewisjamesprofessional.com and enter only the following job code in the subject line: BHJOB11837_3073. Lewis James Professional is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V